Author Hanne Luyten already has two bestsellers to her name: ‘#nietaankindengezinverklappen’ and ‘Het huis met de gele deur’. Illustrator Didier Quoistiaux has worked as a painter and graphic artist for years. The Belgian brand Yumi Yay asked them to collaborate on this project and create children’s books. Hanne put on her story cap and Didier sharpened his pencil... And together they created something wonderful!
For young parents, sustainability is becoming increasingly important when it comes to the layette, the latest must-haves for a new-born baby or even for items to furnish and decorate the nursery. The two questions they often have when looking for products are: Is the quality guaranteed? And what materials were used in making this product?
More people now want to shop local, and that’s a good thing! It allows you to support the local economy, the hardworking entrepreneurs in your own town, city or neighbourhood. Going to local shops is always a good idea. If you are still in doubt, we can hopefully convince you, because when it comes to baby shopping, there are three reasons why shopping locally (or in the web shop of a local entrepreneur!) is better.
Sometimes, it’s nice to draw in your horns and to have a couple of days of quality family time. Draw the curtains, close the front door and enjoy each other. The BABYmatters Team has three cocooning tips for you!
Hurray, we’ll be celebrating Juvenile Book Month between 1 and 31 March! Because admit it, there’s nothing better than your children entering a fantasy world for a while. This year’s theme is art so perhaps, you can go through some books about art with your children. Or do you prefer to learn magic with one of Harry Potter's books? Perhaps your child likes to read search books and you’re going to search for Wally? Or .... perhaps submerging yourself in the world of Yumi Yay is a good idea?
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